Anime USA Announces Trina Nishimura as First GuestJan 27th 2011
Anime USA is happy to announce our first guest: voice actress Trina Nishimura!
Trina Nishimura has become more and more involved in the anime scene over the past few years, primarily working with FUNimation Entertainment. Trina attended the University of North Texas and graduated with honors in awesomeness!
Trina was first cast in Desert Punk as the little hungry girl Namiko and has refused to leave the FUNimation property ever since. Her most notably awesome credits include: Black Cat (Tanya), Claymore (Flora and Sophia), Jyu Oh Se (Tiz), Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple (Shigure Kosaka), Speed Grapher (Yui), season one and two of Negima!? (Lingshen Chao and Motsu), Sasami: Magical Girl Club (Ayane), Baldr Force Exe (Tsukina Sasagiri), School Rumble and Yurippe
School Rumble: 2nd Semester (Akira Takano), Baccano! (Rachel), Sergant Frog (Ghost Girl), Case Closed: The Last Magician of the Century the Movie (Natasha Kosaka), Nabari no O (Juji Minami), and the ever popular Witchblade (Shiore Tsuzuki).
Having recently completed work as Nadie in El Cazador de la Bruja, the final installation in BeeTrain's “girls with guns” trilogy, Trina has finally been able to leave the FUNimation premises having proven her voice acting abilities.
Since her departure she has been called back as Meifong Liu in Blassreiter, Kaaya in Tower of Druaga, My Bride is a Mermaid, Karen Nishiyama in Bamboo Blade, Luna in Cashern Sins, Lia Dragonell Sands of Destruction, Mizune in Soul Eater, Francesca Lucchini in Strike Witches, Oriku in Oh! Edo Rocket, Suzuri in Rideback, and her most anticipated role to date Lan Fan in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood! There are a few other things in the works that she would love to talk about but is legally obligated to keep under wraps…maybe.
About Anime USA: In 1999 Anime USA began as a northern Virginia convention started by fans, and in 2004 become a non-profit educational organization. Our mission is to educate the public about and promote Japanese arts and popular culture. As in the beginning, we remain a convention of fans, by fans, and for fans. Anime USA is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit.
Anime USA 2011 will be held November 18-20.